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D00M
Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 3:30:28 PM

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Hello respected teachers,

Which of the following two is better English?

How often have you attended department meetings?

How often have you been attending department meetings?

I am looking forward to your answers.
NKM
Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 5:30:01 PM

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Both are perfectly good English; one or the other might be more applicable to a particular situation.

"How often have you attended department meetings?" (since you joined the company last year)

"How often have you been attending department meetings?" (It seems like you're spending a lot of time away from your work lately.)

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